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The prevalent use of gift registries would argue otherwise — but while they ensure that people get the stuff they want, they are devoid of any thought or sentiment.Miss Manners: Sorry, receptionists aren’t going to remember your name|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
The Greenbelt store was devoid of customers Saturday afternoon save for a preteen boy and his mom browsing the orderly rows of games, most bearing “pre-owned” stickers.Despite record stock surge, GameStop is still struggling to stay afloat|Abha Bhattarai, Taylor Telford|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Nobody in their right mind would ever give a job to someone so completely devoid of the most rudimentary social skills.When I find fiction too draining, I turn to books about books. They can be as thrilling as a whodunit.|Michael Dirda|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Rivers’s lack of championship rings will likely invoke comparisons to Fouts, Dan Marino and Warren Moon, three Hall of Fame quarterbacks that are also devoid of a Super Bowl win.Sorry, but Philip Rivers is not a Hall of Fame quarterback|Neil Greenberg|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
They pointed the most powerful telescope in history, the Hubble Space Telescope, at a dark patch of sky devoid of known stars, gas, or galaxies.How Many Galaxies Are in the Universe? A New Answer From the Darkest Sky Ever Observed|Jason Dorrier|January 15, 2021|Singularity Hub
This is comedy based on a cold humor, detached, euphemistic, devoid of any generosity.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yes, it was a fairly disappointing year in music—one devoid of Goth teen prodigies, Yeezy, and galvanizing rock anthems.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The gift of candidates devoid of personality is that the character of the electorate has a chance to come through.What Al Franken’s Normcore Senate Race Can Teach Other Democrats|Ana Marie Cox|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The wheel eventually wound up inventoried, “utterly devoid of its emotional significance” in a museum.
To Western eyes and ears, Sharia law seems devoid of respect for differences of opinion or complex moral thinking.
They jeered and sounded mournful notes without promise, devoid even of hope.
And being devoid of ambition, and striving not toward accomplishment, she drew satisfaction from the work in itself.
Like his fellow Marshals, Macdonald hated the Spanish war, which was a war of posts, and devoid of glory.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The children were left to her stepdaughter, herself still half a child, and devoid of all experience.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
Baroudi was as totally devoid of ordinary scruples as the average well-bred Englishman is full of them.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens